Tag: "reported" at medical news
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...kinds of allergy symptoms." She and her colleagues reported
their findings on March 22 in San Antonio at the a...cores, people under the care of a family physician reported
slightly more symptoms and a greater severity of those symptoms than did patients treated by an al...
Sudan surveys show high rates of death and malnutrition among displaced population
...in each site). "Two hundred seventeen deaths were reported
over the previous 121 days in Kass; and in Kalma and Muhajiria, there were 30 and 36 deaths over the 30 days prior to the survey," the authors found. "The crude mortality (death) rates at all 3 sites were considerably higher than the 1 per 10,000 pe...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...high as 50 percent among CFS patients. The review, reported
in the current issue of Psychosomatic Medicine, pooled data from 29 studies in which 1,016 people with CFS received various placebos. CFS is a complex illness that has no known cause or cure. Myriad symptoms include severe malaise, muscle and joint ...
Depression linked to insomnia in HIV patients
...at "given the prevalence of anxiety and depression reported
in HIV infection, it is not surprising that psychiatric disorders should be associated with sleep disturbance in this group." Patients in the last stages of HIV infection with full-blown AIDS and those who have suffered some kind of brain impairment ...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...s) and, when needed, PCI or CABG surgery, has been reported
only in the high-risk groups. 5. Deferral of intervention does not improve outcome. Routine stenting is recommended on the basis of the predictability of the results and its immediate safety. 6. In patients with STEMI (ST-segment elevation - myocard...
Abuse and HIV status linked to suicide risk
...more, Md. Of the 611 women interviewed, 31 percent reported
having thought about suicide and 16 percent reported
having attempted suicide. Abused women were four times more likely than non-abused women to have tho...
Study shows use of budesonide reduced the risk of asthma related events by 40% in children
...e second analysis tracked the adverse side effects reported
by 1,981 children taking either budesonide plus us...with fewer asthma exacerbations and adverse events reported
in the budesonide group throughout the study (budesonide 43.8%; usual care 42.8%). The most frequent...
New studies show mixed results on epilepsy drugs and birth defects
...d birth defects in lamotrigine-exposed pregnancies reported
over more than 11 years in the International Lamotrigine Pregnancy Registry. Among 414 pregnancies where the fetus was exposed during the first trimester to lamotrigine as the only epilepsy drug used, there were 12 cases of major birth defects. That ...
Simple intervention encourages sun protection behaviors
...n percent of those who received the sunless tanner reported
using it. Sixty one percent of the participants told at least one friend or family member about what they had learned from the study about UV damage and sun protection, while those in the intervention group talked to significantly more friends and fa...
Tracking trends in cochlear implant complications using a federal database
...s, we found device failure to be the most commonly reported
complication," the authors report. "We also found a significant decrease in device malfunction from the pre-1998 period to 2002, possibly reflecting increasing quality control and reliability on the part of manufacturers." Infection was significantly...
Hospitals may now be more willing to partner up with former adversaries
...n 2001. More than ninety percent of the hospitals reported
that QIOs had initiated specific interventions, most commonly providing educational materials, benchmark data, and hospital performance data. The majority of respondents, sixty percent, rated QIO interventions as "helpful" or "very helpful." The ge...
Alcohol relapse adversely affects 10-year liver transplant survival
...liver transplants in the U.S. and Europe. Although reported
survival rates after transplantation were similar ...tion result, but higher rates of relapse have been reported
in patients who have abstained for less than 6 months before undergoing transplantation. Although se...
Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions
...ne, one of the most important greenhouse gases. As reported
in Thursday's issue of Science Express, the results show larger than expected emissions across tropical land regions. The report concerns work carried out by the Institute of Environmental Physics (IUP) at the University of Heidelberg in cooperation ...
College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates
...ollege Drinking, Dr. Hingson and other researchers reported
in 2002 that alcohol contributed to an estimated 1,400 injury deaths among college students age 18-24 in 1998. A subsequent change in college census methodology that increased the estimated number of 18-24 year olds who were college students in 1998...
Patient with drug-resistant form of HIV identified
...fications of this case are great since the patient reported
having unprotected sex with multiple partners. Dr Markowitz states: "Only additional investigations will reveal whether this case is isolated or not. Irrespective of the outcome, efforts to prevent HIV-1 transmission need to be intensified, with part...
Medically supervised drug injection facilities safer for users
...ate study on injection drug users in Vancouver. 90 reported
that all, most, or some of their injections were at the safer injection facility. 49 reported
syringe sharing during this same period. Binge drug taking and frequent heroin or cocaine injection ...
The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
...atterns need to be better understood, outlined and reported
to clinicians". Next steps Professor Priori says, "We look forward to working with our National Societies and the appropriate European authorities in addressing this crucial topic. We urge European clinicians to readdress their thinking and take...
Single mothers at higher risk for depression
...earch in this area that low- income single mothers reported
a high level of depressive symptoms including negative thinking and chronic stressors. The resulting depression could interfere with their ability to parent, seek education and employment as well as significantly affect the entire families' quality ...
Doctor suggested cannabis for pain relief, says one in six medicinal users in the UKMUHC study
...Journal of Clinical Practice. 947 people in the UK reported
using cannabis for medical purposes, with more tha... of our UK survey, including the extent of use and reported
effects, lend support to the further development of safe and effective medicines based on cannabis" ...
Aspirin's potential ability to prevent colon polyps may not apply equally to all
...y analyzed the blood samples from participants who reported
having endoscopic colon examinations between 1990 and 1998. About 500 of those participants had been diagnosed with adenoma a type of colorectal polyp that may develop into cancer and their data was compared with a control group consisting of an e...
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